Scope Processing Tech - Scope Processing - Full Time 8 Hour Rotating Shifts (Non-Exempt) (Union)
University of Southern California (USC)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: REQ20133778
The Scope Processing Technician performs duties related to testing, decontaminating, inspecting, processing (High Level Disinfection) and staging of Endoscopic Scopes and procedure scopes. Process the equipment utilized for the care and treatment of patients. Distribution of medical devices.
Essential Duties:â¢Responsible for decontaminating all Endoscopes & Probes according to manufacturerâs guidelines (IFU).â¢Responsible for assembly and delivery of intubation trays.â¢Ensures all equipment is covered properly prior to transfer to/from reprocessing area.â¢Reprocesses Endoscopes utilizing Automated Endoscopic Reprocessor (AER) Units.â¢Perform Chemical Monitoring of the GUS System as per Manual High Level Disinfectant (HLD) Instruction for Use (IFU)â¢Ensures the department is clean, maintain, and restock throughout the shift.â¢Attends in-service / department meetings.â¢Assist and educates new staff to Endoscopy equipment.â¢Applies appropriate technique of donning and doffing of Personal Protective Equipment(PPE). And its mandatory use,â¢Completes annual skills / competency per hospital policy/ procedure.â¢Responsible for accurate documentation.â¢Ability to communicate effectively in a professional manner.â¢Provides for own professional growth regarding trends in equipment and high-level disinfection methods through formal and informal continuing education.â¢Participates in department Performance Improvement projects.â¢Supports continuous and ongoing customer satisfaction through the hospital-wide service excellence standards.â¢Complies with all Joint Commission and Hospital standards as they relate to the department.â¢Travel to other scope processing departments/areas when necessary to meet organizational needsâ¢Required to be on-call/standbyâ¢Responsible for updating/providing inventory report to department and/or stakeholdersâ¢Performs other related duties as assigned.Minimum Education:â¢High school or equivalentâ¢Specialized/technical training A graduate of a state approved accredited school of Surgical Technology/Sterile Processing Technician preferred.Minimum Experience/Knowledge:â¢1 year One (1) year experience in an OR/SPD/GI environmentâ¢1 year One (1) year of endoscopic scope processing experience preferred.â¢Knowledge of handling and cleaning of Medical Equipment and related support supplies for patient.Required License/Certification:â¢Fire Life Safety Training (LA City) If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date. (Required within LA City only)â¢Surgical Technologist - CST Surgical Technology/Sterile Processing Technician Certification preferredThe hourly rate range for this position is $19.50 - $33.15. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidateâs work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations.
As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.